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Independent Journalism Seeks to Revive Press Freedom / Iván García Iván García, 3 May 2017 — Let’s step back in time. One morning in 1985, Yndamiro Restano Díaz, a thirty-seven-year-old journalist with Radio Rebelde, took out an old Underwood and wrote a clandestine broadsheet entitled “Nueva Cuba.” After distributing the single-page, handmade newspaper up and […] Continue reading
Fabiola Santiago: For a true Art Basel VIP, look to Cuba’s El Sexto He spent 10 months in prison without trial for his artwork Visiting Miami to accept human rights prize To leave, escape Cuba, not the solution, he says BY FABIOLA SANTIAGO fsantiago@miamiherald.com After spending 10 months in prison without a trial for making […] Continue reading
Cuba frees artist ‘El Sexto’ The Cuban artist was freed Tuesday morning Despite having resumed a hunger strike on Saturday, he says he’s in good health He assures he won’t “slack off” in the work he has ahead of him BY NORA GAMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com Cuban artist Danilo Maldonado, better known as “El Sexto” (The […] Continue reading
‘The only thing they can´t take from me is my body’ ERNESTO SANTANA | La Habana | 5 Oct 2015 – 12:05 pm. A look of the career and meaning of the artist Danilo Maldonado (‘El Sexto’). Danilo Maldonado, aka “El Sexto” and Tania Bruguera were the protagonists, albeit absent, behind the last Bienal de […] Continue reading
The IAPA Does Not See Progress In Press Freedom In Cuba / 14ymedio Posted on October 3, 2015 14ymedio, 2 October 2015 — Within a few hours of the opening of the 71st General Assembly of the Inter American Press Association (IAPA), scheduled between 2 and 6 October in Charleston (South Carolina), regional reports from […] Continue reading
Open Letter to Pope Francis for the Release of “El Sexto” Posted on September 14, 2015 Freedom for Danilo Open Letter to the Pope Havana, September 8, 2015 Your Holiness, Pope Francis: In advance of your visit to our island, a group of Cuban citizens wish to call your attention to a case that needs […] Continue reading
Posted on Thursday, 05.29.14 New book sparks renewed discussion of jailed Cuban novelist BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES NGAMEZTORRES@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM The publication in Miami of the novel El verano en que Dios dormía (The Summer When God Was Sleeping) has revived the controversy surrounding Cuban dissident writer Angel Santiesteban, who is serving a five-year sentence on the […] Continue reading
Calixto, the Resolute* / Lilianne Ruiz Posted on April 15, 2013 This past Tuesday, the Cuban authorities finally acknowledged Calixto R. Martinez Arias's right to go free, after he had served more than six months in prison, initially for the crime of "insulting the leadership figures of the Revolution." He had no trial. Martinez Arias […] Continue reading
April 05, 2013 A week after his promised release, Cuban political prisoner Calixto Martinez still in jail A week after Cuban prisoner of conscience Calixto Ramon Martinez ended his hunger strike when his jailers promised his release was imminent, he remains in jail. Not a surprise in the least — a promise from the Castro […] Continue reading
Cuban editor starts hunger strike to demand release of his reporter from Castro gulag (UPDATED) UPDATED, 8 p.m. EDT — Via Twitter, Roberto Guerra reports that Calixto Martinez has resumed his hunger strike. Cuban independent journalist Roberto de Jesus Guerra on Monday started a hunger strike to force the release of his imprisoned colleague, Calixto […] Continue reading
Document – Cuba: Further information: Prisoner of conscience on hunger strike: Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias Further information on UA: 25/13 Index: AMR 25/002/2013 Cuba Date: 14 March 2013 URGENT ACTION PRISONER OF CONSCIENCE ON HUNGER STRIKE image1.png Independent journalist and prisoner of conscience Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias is on hunger strike to protest against his […] Continue reading

Wall Street Journal:Will Cuba be the next Egypt?6. February 2011 22:38Feb. 7 – Article by Mary Anastasia O'Grady on Monday's Wall Street Journal.

The most striking difference between the two countries is Internet access.

Developments in Egypt over the last… Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, 03.03.10Radio, TV Martí fight for freedomBY PEDRO ROIGproig@OCB.IBB.GOV

The tragic death of political prisoner of conscience Orlando Zapata Tamayo has touched off profound revulsion in Cuba against the brutal tyranny of the Castro brothers. Thousands of… Continue reading


(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Calls for greater U.S. support todissidents, political prisoners like Orlando Zapata Tamayo

WASHINGTON– U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Ranking Republican onthe House Foreign Affairs Committee, raised concerns… Continue reading